She served as graphics and design editor and assistant managing editor before being named deputy managing editor in 2007. In that role, McIntyre directed the news operations of the Metro, Business, Sports and Features departments. She left The Plain Dealer in 2010 and joined the Cleveland Foundation as a public relations officer. She was named editor of Crain’s Cleveland Business in 2014 and took on the dual role of publisher and editor in 2016.
Elizabeth started her career as a copy editor at The Morning Journal in Lorain.A Youngstown native, she is married to Plain Dealer columnist Mike McIntyre, who also hosts “The Sound of Ideas” on 90.3 WCPN.